The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide for Thursday, February 26 through Sunday March 1, 2015.
Centennial Beer Fest: This 7th annual event kicks off with the Brewmaster 5 Course Dinner hosted by Steve Crider from 2nd shift with a custom menu designed by Ruan Luke, Executive Chef of Moulin Events. Tickets are $69.50. Or you can jump right in to the beer tastings on Friday or Saturday. There will be more than 20 local breweries and more than 200 beers by 100 different breweries. Tickets are $34.50. Or go VIP for an extra $20 and get separate early check-in for the festival, access to the VIP rooms serving rare and limited release beers, cellared & vintage selections, and special tasting glass & appetizers.
Date: Feb 26-28
Time: Thurs: 6-9pm, Fri: 6-9pm, Sat: 2-5pm or 6-9pm
Place: Moulin Events – 2017 Chouteau
FemFest: An All Female Showcase: This event will feature some of the area’s best female Hip Hop artists and R&B artists in one location. Live performances from: BATES, MOLYRIC, SKIDDALZ, RAYE COLE, Y- E$HA, MIZZ NEKOL(KC), TRUTH, FEVA, RAY BAY, MZ TIGGA, HONEY DIP (NC), YUNG SKITZ, BELL, MZ LAW, and LA LA. DJ Nico on the 1s and 2s. The event is hosted by Rob Boo & MZ Tigga. Cover is $5 until 10pm and $10 after.
Date: Feb 26
Place: Blank Space – 2847 Cherokee
Dessert First: Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri invites you to join us at our signature fundraising event where local chefs transform our famous Girl Scout Cookies into decadent desserts. Vote for your favorite alongside FEAST Magazine Publisher Catherine Neville. Then, help celebrate our Legacy Builders, Crawford Taylor Foundation and Laurna C. Godwin, and two outstanding Girl Scouts who will each receive a $5,000 education scholarship. All proceeds from the event will support our leadership development programs for girls.
Date: Feb 26
Place: Chase Park Plaza – 212 N Kingshighway
Disney’s Frozen on Ice: You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintery world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to inspiring songs, including “Let It Go.” Join royal sisters Elsa and Anna, the hilarious snowman Olaf, Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven and the mystical trolls as they journey to discover that true love is ultimately the most magical power of all! Hosted by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, with special guest appearances by your most beloved Disney Princesses and characters from favorites like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and The Lion King. Tickets start at $35.
Date: Feb 26-March 1
Time- Times vary
Place- Scottrade Center
Friday & Saturday
38th Annual Builders Home & Garden Show: One of the largest quality consumer home shows in North America. The show has been in existence for more than 35 years, and is the place for area consumers to see, touch, compare and buy everything they need for their homes, yards and gardens. Approximately 500 exhibitors in 1,800 booths fill almost 400,000 square feet of America’s Center in downtown St. Louis to create this must-see event. Check out the GeoComfort Green Products Pavilion dedicated to sustainability, the High Performance Concept Center by Oasis, and the Interior Design Showcase featuring home décor products. Adults: $10; Children 6-12: $4; Children 5 and Under: Free
Date: Feb 26-28
Time: Thurs-Sat: 10am-9pm, Sun: 10am-5pm
Place: America’s Center – downtown
St. Charles Boat Show: Join all of your favorite Marine Dealers from the Lake of the Ozarks at the St. Charles Convention Center. See the latest in cruisers, runabouts, performance boats, pontoons, ski boats, personal watercraft, docks, lifts, and boating accessories all at one show. Adults; $9, Children 6-12: $5, 5 & under: free
Date: Feb 26 – March 1
Time: Thurs: 5-9pm, Fri: 12-10pm, Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun: 10am-5pm
Place: St. Charles Convention Center
Kat Williams Born Again…Again: Stand-up comic Katt Williams will bring his “Born Again…Again” tour to St. Louis. “Born Again…Again” is the follow-up to his 2013-2014 tour “Growth Spurt”. Williams is best known for his role on Friday After Next as Money Mike and his role on the MTV sketch comedy television series “Wild ‘n Out” hosted by fellow comedian Nick Cannon. With the recent release of his own movie ‘American Hustle’, Queen Latifah’s ‘A Perfect Holiday’ with Terrence Howard, Gabrielle Union and Charlie Murphy, and ‘First Sunday’ with Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan, he is definitely cementing himself on the silver screen. Tickets start at $44.50.
Date: Feb 27
Place: Chafeitz Arena
Jazz St. Louis Gala 2015: A dinner and live auction event to support Jazz St. Louis. The evening will begin with a Cocktail Hour followed by dinner and live auction. Captivating performance from Jonathan Batiste & Stay Human, plus an after-hours Cabaret with Denise Thimes. Proceeds from the Gala benefit Jazz St. Louis’s education and outreach programs. Tickets are $500: A portion of this sponsorship is a tax-deductible contribution to Jazz St. Louis supporting its education/outreach programs.
Date: Feb 27
Place: Ritz-Carlton – 100 Carondelet Plaza
SLAM Underground: Happy Birthday Max: Happy 131st birthday, Max Beckmann! For our next installment of SLAM Underground, we are throwing a birthday masquerade for our favorite Deutsch Künstler. Come join the debauchery and revel in our collection of Beckmann paintings – which just so happens to be the largest in the world. As always, the party is happening the final Friday of the month and you can expect art, music, cocktails, and perhaps some circus-inspired mischief.
Date: Feb 27
Place: Art Museum – 1 Fine Arts Dr
The Kick Start: Delmar Records is a brand new independent record label, with the sole mission to push our artists in new and creative ways with some of the most established artists in the area. To raise money to start this venture, Delmar Records is launching a Kickstarter campaign. The event will include performances from Delmar Records’ current artists: Tef-Poe, T-Dubb-O, James K, Indiana Rome, and Legend Camp. There will also be motorcycles on display and photo opportunities.
Date: Feb 27
Place: Atomic Cowboy – 4140 Manchester
Fire & Ice Party: Enjoy cool craft cocktails, adult snow cones and hot chocolate, and frozen concoctions! Explore the sweeping views 400 ft. above downtown St. Louis while warming up to the red-hot fire pits and S’mores station, or cool off at our ice bar and luge. It’s the perfect night to put on some cozy attire and head to 360 for the best drinks, award-winning food and lots of wintertime fun.
Date: Feb 28
Place: Three Sixty Rooftop Bar – 1 S Broadway
Off White Indie Wedding Show: Off White is the brainchild of Brea McAnally, owner of Brea Photography in St. Louis MO. As a frequent wedding photographer Brea saw a need in St. Louis for a wedding show that was more personal, more unique, more in tune to the needs of slightly off-beat couples. Off White Wedding Show features vendors to serve all aspects of the wedding event- from planning to organic caterers to custom designed wedding gowns, vintage suits, all with an emphasis on handmade, eco-friendly, lgbt-friendly and truly personal services. Be one of the first 100 to arrive and receive a goodie bags from Tiny Little Monster. Tickets are $10 and include drink specials, savory and sweet treat samples, attendance prizes, demos and more.
Date: March 1
Place: The Luminary – 2701 Cherokee